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Baptist Health Corbin seeking donations for annual gala auction

Baptist Health Corbin’s annual Silver Ball Gala is fast approaching and organizers are seeking items to be included in the event’s silent auction. Lee Richardson, Director of Development and Community Health Services at the hospital, said organizers are seeking items valued at...

For Johnny Wheels founder Tom Storms ‘right was right’

A Corbin business giant has died and will be laid to rest Wednesday. Tom R. Storms, Sr., the founder of Johnny Wheels Auto Service, passed away Sunday at age 79. Storms and his wife, Barbara, opened the business at the junction of Main Street and 18th Street in 1972. “We started...

Kentucky Consular Center hosts immigration fraud prevention conference

Williamsburg is playing host this week to a three-day federal conference that is looking at immigration issues and ways to prevent fraud. The Kentucky Consular Center is hosting the three-day H&L Fraud Prevention Workshop, which includes 41 participants from the U.S....
Posted On 16 May 2018

EKU vice president speak to chamber about university’s commitment to eastern Kentucky

Despite $25 million in recent budget cuts, and rollbacks in staff employment and program offerings, Eastern Kentucky University remains committed to its service region and is the No. 1 choice for students in eastern Kentucky. That was the message Monday from David McFaddin, Vice...

Air Evac official gives Williamsburg Kiwanis insight into emergency aircraft’s capabilities

The paramedic and nurse on board have at least five years of experience. It is equipped with blood, plasma and a defibrillator. For those with critical injuries or illness, air medical helicopters can sometimes be the difference between life and death. “It’s like a traveling...
Posted On 02 May 2018

Whitley County Farmer’s Market sees changes

The Whitley County Farmers’ Market, which opened Tuesday in Corbin, is undergoing a big change this year in regards to its hours. It will no longer be open on Saturdays. The farmers’ market will still be open from 5-8 p.m. every Tuesday at Nibroc Park in Corbin during the growing...
Posted On 26 Apr 2018

Knox-Whitley Humane Association seeks donations for yard sale fundraiser

The Knox-Whitley Humane Association is seeking items for its benefit yard sale on May 5. Association Board President Mary-Ann Smyth said new and used items will be welcomed and appreciated. “If anything has any yard sale value, we would love to have it,” Smyth said. Items may be...

Entrepreneur fair at LCHS teaches lessons

Lynn Camp K-12 students learned a valuable lesson this past week as they experienced firsthand the amount of work and time put into creating and running a business for Entrepreneur Week. After spending countless hours preparing their business models and creating inventory,...
Posted On 25 Apr 2018
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W.D. Bryant reopening Corbin storefront Wednesday

Less than a week after W.D. Bryant and Sons in Corbin was damaged by fire, the store has reopened. Employees were back inside the building on South Main Street Monday working to clean up the damage and had the mower shop area open for business Tuesday. Store officials said fire...

London physician convicted of health care fraud

A London cardiologist has been found guilty in federal court on charges of health care fraud. Following a 12-day trial in U.S. District Court in London, a jury found Dr. Anis Chalhoub guilty of implanting approximately 234 pacemakers in patients at St. Joseph London hospital...